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United States: Wall Street is finding new ways to milk the prison system

Some states have taken on the cost of prison phone calls to keep private equity–backed telecom companies from price gouging inmates and their loved ones. Yet these companies have found new ways to exploit prisoners.

Source: Jacobin (13/02/2024)